Anyone can steer the ship when the sea is calm

Keeping a writers notebook in public

Don't ship the org chart

A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system

Feeling Good

February 20, 2024 1.20pm

Roger Ebert on Marriage

Jacob Collier on managing the complexity of virtual collaborations

Jacob Collier on managing the complexity of virtual collaborations

One of the few things I know about writing

Web Tiles

Archiving in the Time of Streaming

Categories as taxonomy, tags as folksonomy

Jacques-Yves Cousteau on the thought of death, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Jacques-Yves Cousteau on the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Jacques-Yves Cousteau on the insatiable need to know, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

An Experimental version of earth

The New Jersusalem

July 1, 2023 8.14pm

Having and not having arise together, Lao Tzu

Walt Whitman and the tortoise

The Japanese word for mountain

You must strive to find your own voice, N.H. Kleinbaum

Jef Raskin’s First Law of Interface Design, Jef Raskin

Identity is not some magic homunculus

Halving requirements is the same as doubling capacity, Nigel Calder

One who makes no mistakes, Giacomo Casanove

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing, Helen Keller

Every great cause begins as a movement, Eric Hoffer

The world reveals itself to those who travel on foot, Werner Herzog

He has achieved success who has lived well, Bessie A. Stanley

Fire of Love

Understanding is love's other name., Nhat Hanh

Not That Kind of Love

Dead Poets Society

Temple Grandin

Never attempt to teach a pig to sing, Robert Heinlein

Feynman: The Pleasure of Finding Things Out

Feynman: The Pleasure of Finding Things Out

DLLU, Daniel Lawrence Lu

Feynman: The pleasure of Finding Things Out

Jokes are the unit tests of our understanding, smitty1e

The map appears to us more real than the land

What makes a photograph...

A good photo...

Cool Things People Do With Their Blogs, Wouter Groeneveld

When you have the right building in the wrong location

Technological Antisolutions, Jamie Zawinski

April 19, 2023 2.44pm


I wish my web server were in the corner of my room, Matt Webb

Monsieur Lazhar


Thoughts On Markdown, Knut Melvær

2008 Universal Studios fire, Wikipedia

When and how to publish notes: Publishing thinking effectively and efficiently, Ryan J. A. Murhpy

URL Design, Kyle Neath


Atomic Design — Brad Frost

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds

April 13, 2023 2.07pm

April 12, 2023 10.41pm

April 12, 2023 9.54pm

April 12, 2023 5.19pm

April 12, 2023 5.10pm

April 12, 2023 10.27am

That Which Is Seen, and That Which Is Not Seen

April 12, 2023 10.07am

April 11, 2023 9.18pm

April 11, 2023 7.53pm

April 11, 2023 12.49pm

April 10, 2023 6.45pm

Ask Culture meets Guess Culture

March 23, 2023 9.32pm

Strategy Letter IV: Bloatware and the 80/20 Myth

March 19, 2023 8.47pm

March 19, 2023 8.43pm

March 17, 2023 11.15pm

March 9, 2023 9.34pm

March 9, 2023 9.30pm

March 6, 2023 5.38pm

I Am the Ghost Here

December 13, 2022 10.17am

December 13, 2022 9.00am

December 13, 2022 8.32am

R.I.P Usenet: 1980-2008

I Don’t Want to Be an Internet Person

November 15, 2022 10.22am

September 19, 2022 3.58pm

September 15, 2022 7.58pm

September 14, 2022 3.34pm

August 30, 2022 1.32pm

August 25, 2022 10.44am

August 24, 2022 5.38pm

August 24, 2022 5.31pm

The Count and His Cristos

July 21, 2022 12.50pm

July 14, 2022 8.14pm

July 14, 2022 6.28pm

Semantic linefeeds, a writing aid

July 12, 2022 1.11pm

Travel in the time of coronavirus

July 10, 2022 9.06pm

A stubborn fool

July 8, 2022 11.14am

June 29, 2022 11.07am

Hooked on the surf

Notting quite like Notting Hill

Why is CSS such a poor language for layout?

June 13, 2022 9.49am

A couple cool contemporary contributions to chaos

Your native language affects how you see this image

Egypt through the eyes of David Roberts

Princess Mononoke, my first Ghibli

What is Craig Mod doing?

An uncanny valley of speed

May 14, 2022 8.07am

March 12, 2022 5.43pm

August 28, 2021 9.14am

Forcing function


Craig Mod on cropping

Te Araroa – The Long Pathway


Commonplace book

Random access

Compound interest

The story isn't the art, nor its players, nor the paint, Adriana Trigiani

It takes so long for us to do so little, Kaui Hart Hemmings

When Alex Hope finds a Prime Minister's passport number

Independence for whom

Conceptual Iintegrity by Dorian Taylor

August 24, 2020 7.01pm

Taxonomies through the eyes of Dorian Taylor

Ichi-go ichi-e

July 19, 2020 5.35pm

March 7, 2020 10.03am

March 6, 2020 2.51pm

December 10, 2015 10.18am

December 10, 2015 10.12am

December 10, 2015 9.39am

December 9, 2015 4.47pm

December 9, 2015 3.55pm

December 9, 2015 3.08pm

December 8, 2015 10.11pm

December 8, 2015 9.59pm

December 8, 2015 9.54pm

December 8, 2015 9.45pm

September 1, 2014 12.32pm